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Jessica Stanton
Jessica Stanton

Leahy draws back support for warrantless email amendment

6:59 PM 11/20/2012

Vermont Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy took to Twitter on Tueday to announce that he does not support an amendment to Senate legislation that would allow law enforcement and government agencies warrantless access to private citizens' e-mails, social media accounts and other digital files.

Rep. King: Petraeus ‘going to have to testify one way or the other’

9:55 PM 11/10/2012

During Saturday's broadcast of "The Steve Malzberg Show" on ABC Radio’s Washington, D.C. affiliate WMAL, New York Republican Rep. Peter King, the chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, was adamant that former CIA Director David Petraeus should testify before Congress despite his sudden resignation.

Poll: Israel remains one of world’s most negatively-viewed countries

5:44 PM 11/08/2012

Israel continues to remain one of the world's most negatively-viewed countries, according to the BBC's annual Country Ratings Poll.  The majority in 17 out of 22 countries rank Israel negatively -- a slight increase from 2011. This trend is particularly on the rise in Europe, and in Muslim and Asian countries.